I've installed and tried and tested 100's of CMS's all by my own w/o any problem at all coz the documentation for all these CMS's were so simple ,straight forward with examples . i also have 3 mths experience (NIGHTMARE) of pligg ,drigg was awesome. O.K ENOUGH OF BRAGGING = all this shit was only to show that i'm NOT a NEWBIE to CMS. but this very CMS made me look and feel like a newbie. F#@K YOU HOTARU ,u may have made a brilliant CMS but u FAILED to WRITE a simple and lucid DOCUMENTATION. ============================================================ OK now here's the problem [needless to say but documentation is the biggest problem] I'm unable to install hotaru on localhost ,haven't tried it on live server yet (does it make any diff ???) Here is exactly what i did 1.Extracted hotaru 1.3 and renamed the folder "hotaru" (folder structure is correct) 2.created database named "hotaru"-db user name "hotaruadmin"-db password "12345" 3.Renamed /hotaru_settings_default.php to /hotaru_settings.php. 4. Opened '/hotaru_settings.php' and edited the top section with database details and path to Hotaru was "http://localhost/hotaru/" and hit 'ctrl-s' 5. set file permissions as said 6. now here comes the problem A>" Go to /install/install.php and step through the six steps, following the instructions in each." when i tried to find my db user name(hotaruadmin) by hiting 'ctrl-f' i get nothing. WHY ???? B> what the heck am i suppose to do or look or go through in this file (step 1-6 ???, i know that, it's all greek) and why my db details are not there at the bottom 'Configuration file for Hotaru CMS' C> should i delete the install folder right away after going through it or after preforming the installation via browser. i tried both but both the time i'm getting this error message I want you people to guide me the way u got it installed and running. PLZ don't tell to go through the documentation. SORRY for being rude. Thanks in Advance .